Bologna: 'Wish ref had viewed incident'
Bologna assistant manager Emilio De Leo suggests the referee viewing the Matthijs de Ligt incident on VAR “would’ve been a nice gesture.”
Sarri: 'No ephemeral possession'
Maurizio Sarri complained Juventus left it too open for Bologna. “There’s a fine line between passing the ball effectively and keeping ephemeral possession.”
Why De Ligt didn't warrant a penalty
Bologna had penalty appeals in the final minutes of their 2-1 defeat to Juventus, but the IFAB rules show it was not a spot-kick.
Pjanic: 'Juve must kill off games'
Miralem Pjanic admits Juventus “need to kill off games earlier” after another tricky 2-1 victory over Bologna, but praised the tactical system.
Juve squeeze past Bologna
Cristiano Ronaldo and a chaotic Miralem Pjanic strike allowed Juventus to squeeze past Bologna 2-1, despite Danilo’s impressive chest and volley.
Liveblog: Serie A Super Saturday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Lazio-Atalanta for Europe, Napoli-Verona and Juventus host Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna.
Juric: 'Verona strikers must wake up'
Ivan Juric told his Hellas Verona strikers to “wake up” after a 2-0 defeat to Napoli, as none of them have scored this season.
Ancelotti: 'Mature Napoli, now for Zlatan...'
Carlo Ancelotti was pleased with Napoli’s “solidity and maturity” to beat Verona 2-0, then joked he’ll call Zlatan Ibrahimovic tonight.
Milik: 'Discussing new Napoli deal'
Arkadiusz Milik celebrated his first goals of the season and confirmed he is “discussing a new contract” with Napoli, but assured he didn’t criticise Carlo Ancelotti.
Line-ups: Juventus v Bologna
Serie A leaders Juventus start Adrien Rabiot, Gonzalo Higuain and Federico Bernardeschi against an attack-minded Bologna with Rodrigo Palacio.
Milik breaks his duck and Verona
Arkadiusz Milik broke his duck in style, bagging both Napoli goals to beat Hellas Verona 2-0, although Alex Meret was decisive too.
Inzaghi: 'Both Lazio penalties clear'
Simone Inzaghi hit back at Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini after a 3-3 thriller. “I don’t accept his comments, because both Lazio penalties were clear.”
Serie B: Top teams take a tumble
There were several surprises, as Pordenone fell in a six-goal thriller at Juve Stabia, Salernitana and Cittadella were also beaten, with Cosenza’s first win, but Benevento broke away.
Giuntoli: 'Proud of Ibrahimovic praise'
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli was “very proud” to hear Zlatan Ibrahimovic say he would like to play at the Stadio San Paolo.
Di Lorenzo: 'Ready for any role'
Giovanni Di Lorenzo is “available to help the team in any role,” as the Napoli defender is moved to left-back against Verona today.
Immobile: 'Lazio were pitiful'
Ciro Immobile reveals what prompted Lazio to stage the comeback from 3-0 down to hold Atalanta 3-3. “We realised it was a pitiful display.”
Gasperini: 'Both Lazio penalties a joke!'
Gian Piero Gasperini claims Atalanta were robbed in a 3-3 draw with Lazio, reminiscent of the Coppa Italia Final. “Neither of them were penalties!”
Line-ups: Napoli v Verona
Napoli reshuffle again with Giovanni Di Lorenzo at left-back, Amin Younes, Arkadiusz Milik and Lorenzo Insigne together against Verona.
Amazing six-goal Lazio-Atalanta thriller
What a game of two halves! Atalanta dominated and took a comfortable 3-0 lead, but Lazio fought back to draw 3-3 with a stoppage-time penalty.
Conte: 'Opportunity in a crisis'
Antonio Conte and Inter are “disappointed” at losing Alexis Sanchez, but wants to “see the opportunity in a crisis” against Sassuolo.
Sampdoria-Roma could be postponed
Sampdoria-Roma remains at risk of a postponement, as the weather warnings in Genoa have been raised to Orange Alert.
Pioli: 'Milan need clear ideas'
Stefano Pioli wants Milan to “prove we’ve got clear ideas” in his debut against Lecce, but is tight-lipped on whether he’s starting Krzysztof Piatek.
Lulic: 'Repeat Coppa Final'
Senad Lulic urged Lazio to “repeat the performance in the Coppa Italia Final,” when they beat Atalanta 2-0 in May.
Danilo in, Ramsey out for Juve
Danilo is back in the Juventus squad for this evening’s game with Bologna, but Aaron Ramsey and Douglas Costa are still out.
Line-ups: Lazio v Atalanta
Lazio rely on Ciro Immobile and Joaquin Correa in this head-to-head with Atalanta for European places, as Luis Muriel steps in for Duvan Zapata.
Liverani: 'Lecce must attack Milan'
Fabio Liverani warns Milan that Lecce “certainly won’t clam up in our own half. Our philosophy is that attack is the best form of defence.”
Ranieri: 'Samp psychologist'
Claudio Ranieri has been “both Coach and psychologist” in his first week at Sampdoria, as he prepares to face his old club Roma.
De Zerbi: 'Sassuolo can trouble Inter'
Roberto De Zerbi acknowledges “Inter are superior, but with courage and confidence in our own qualities, Sassuolo can cause them problems.”
Flamengo agree Gabigol transfer?
Inter have reportedly agreed a deal to sell Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa to Flamengo for €18m plus 20-25 per cent of his future transfer fee.
MD: 'Milan want Guardiola'
Milan want Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as Coach and Ajax’s Marc Overmars as director of sport for next season, claim Mundo Deportivo.
Ibrahimovic: 'My bet with Lukaku'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic warned Inter not to “expect good technique from Romelu Lukaku” and revealed a bet they made at Manchester United.
Fonseca: 'Modern football killing players'
Paulo Fonseca expects Roma to “take the initiative” against Claudio Ranieri’s Sampdoria, but blames the fixture list for injuries. “Modern football is killing the greatest players.”
Zlatan: 'Milan are a disaster now'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looked back over his Serie A career at Juventus, Inter and Milan, but the Rossoneri are now “a disaster, not the club everyone fell in love with.”
Ibra: 'Could join Napoli, Inter, Bologna'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic explained why he could return to Serie A for Inter, Napoli or even Bologna. “It remains the most difficult league in the world.”
Ibrahimovic: 'If I come back to Serie A...'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic declares “Italy is my second home, but I want to challenge for the Scudetto. I can still make the difference. I’m not a zoo animal to be put on display.”
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